link Source: www.futurelearn.com
date_range Starts on January 21, 2019
event_note Ends on February 11, 2019
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assignment Level : Introductory
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About the content

With more energy coming from renewable sources and a rising demand for stable energy supply, the world needs flexible energy storage. Batteries might be the answer.

On this course you will learn about the applications of energy storage in different sectors including transport and power. You will examine the benefits of using battery energy storage for industrial products, like in underground mining. You will also discover the battery production supply chain.

Through the course you will meet professionals from the energy industry and gain valuable insights into this exciting field.

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Prerequisite

This course is for professionals and postgraduate academics with energy, business, financial, economic and engineering backgrounds, but anyone interested in developing their knowledge of energy storage and enhancing their professional development (from policy makers to management consultants) might find it useful.

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Syllabus

  • The importance of energy storage
  • Needs for energy storage and storage alternatives
  • Energy storage in the power and transportation sectors
  • Energy storage and our energy future
  • Large scale battery production
  • Supply chain and battery manufacturing process
  • Energy storage application: industrial products
  • The business case of electrification for underground mining
  • Environmental considerations of batteries for underground mining
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Instructors

Dimitra Maleka
Mechanical and Energy engineer with MSc in Sustainable Energy. I have worked on several renewable energy projects. Currently a digital learning manager at InnoEnergy with a focus on battery storage.

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EIT Digital
EIT Digital is a pan-European education and research-based innovation organisation founded on excellence. The mission of EIT Digital is to drive European leadership in ICT innovation for economic growth and quality of life. EIT Digital is a Knowledge and Innovation Community of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology. By linking education, research and business, EIT Digital empowers ICT top talents for the future and brings ICT innovations to life. The ecosystem is characterised by an open and collaborative way of working with partners representing global companies, leading research centres, and top ranked universities in the field of ICT. Since 2010, EIT Digital is consistently mobilising talents, ideas, technologies, investments as well as business across Europe and beyond. For more information, visit www.eitdigital.eu.
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Futurelearn

FutureLearn is a massive open online course (MOOC) learning platform founded in December 2012.

It is a company launched and wholly owned by The Open University in Milton Keynes, England. It is the first UK-led massive open online course learning platform, and as of March 2015 included 54 UK and international University partners and unlike similar platforms includes four non-university partners: the British Museum, the British Council, the British Library and the National Film and Television School.

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